Working at MIT offers opportunities, an environment, a culture - and benefits - that just aren't found together anywhere else. If you're curious, motivated, want to be part of a unique community, and help shape the future - then take a look at this opportunity.
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, REGIONAL PROGRAMS , Alumni Association (MITAA) , to coordinate, create, and implement MITAA programs in person and virtually for and with alumni, parents, friends, and students residing within specific geographic areas or with specific shared interests. Will identify, enlist, and cultivate alumni volunteers/parents/friends/students; implement programs best suited for individual cities/interests; develop close working relationships with volunteer leaders and donors; develop a vigorous, self-renewing volunteer leadership organization; collaborate with community managers for groups with shared interest (e.g., ethnicity, gender, or affinity interest) in the delivery of regional/virtual programming; serve as a regional expert on alumni, venues, etc., and a connector between constituencies that would benefit each other and MIT by working together; and provide project management for core needs including support of iModules platform for clubs and the annual club volunteer coding process.
Job Requirements REQUIRED : bachelor's degree; two years' relevant experience, preferably in alumni relations/volunteer leadership development in a nonprofit setting; demonstrated success developing programs strategically across multiple constituency groups to maximize results; excellent interpersonal, organizational, analytical, and written and oral communication skills; proactive approach to work and problem-solving; attention to detail; proficiency with PCs and standard applications (including Microsoft Word, Excel, FileMaker, and PowerPoint); and expertise with or willingness to learn Encompass and social media platforms (e.g., LinkedIn, Slack, Facebook). Must be able to work as part of a team in a service-oriented environment; determine goals and set priorities under tight deadlines; handle diverse tasks concurrently; adapt to a rapidly changing environment; and recruit, motivate, train, and manage volunteers. PREFERRED : data analysis, marketing, and/or public relations skills; and knowledge of BSR Advance and web presentation software, e.g., WebEx. Job #18501-6
Some travel, evening, and weekend work required.
Internal Number: 18501
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